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ASPECTS 38-1 Dr. Semaan (right) performs a single-port robotic-assisted hysterectomy with resident Dr. Glover ASPECTS 38-1 Dr. Bardo Scholarship


Moving Forward
‘Dementia Patients and Their Caregivers Will Suffer’

Thousands of Illinoisans could soon lose access to care and resources provided by the Memory and Aging Network, a system of providers who care for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia patients, led by the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.More

Match Day
SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

“Our students have again matched in some of the most outstanding programs across the nation. It’s a testimony to the dedication and commitment of not only our students, but of our faculty and staff,” said J. Kevin Dorsey, SIU School of Medicine dean and provost. More

Dr. Bennett
Junaia P. Carter, MD, 5k Race Set for April 11

The race, a fundraiser sponsored by SIU’s AMA student chapter, is dedicated to Dr. Junaia P. Carter, a member of the Class of 2010, who died in November 2010 after a battle with breast cancer.More

Moving Forward
New SCI Group Offers Support During Transition to Life After Loss

“This is an opportunity for individuals who have experienced loss to meet and talk with others who are going through similar grief and emotions,” said Kristi Lessen, SCI outreach coordinator. More

Kiss a pig Head and Nck Screening JCarter 5K Enos Book Drive SCOPE reception '15 Pelvic Flier Food Bank Drive

Healthy Dose Blog

Happy feet: tips for proper diabetic foot care

Although proper management of diabetes can lessen the complications, progress can be slow. For those with nerve problems in the feet, ulcers can lead to infections and possibly amputation.More

The art of mindfulness: A 3-step guide to embrace the presence

“Mindfulness training helps people develop their ability to concentrate and to be aware of their experience as it occurs,” says SIU School of Medicine’s Ruta Kulys.More

Throat Cancer Survivor Shares His Message

John Pearson speaks through an electrolarynx with an oral adapter... a constant reminder of the throat cancer he was diagnosed with in 2009 after smoking cigarettes for 25 years.More

Modernizing a Medical Library

SIUSOM's library recently completed a 2-year project to modernize and upgrade its 20,500 square feet of space... During the renovation, the print collection was reduced by 38 percent, providing the opportunity for space reconfiguration and reuse. More

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